Stubbs is on a mini hot streak, going 7 for 11 with two doubles, two home runs and six RBI in his last three games. He owns a .300/.343/.508 line with 13 home runs, 38 RBI and 15 stolen bases in 303 at-bats.
Arenado put his team ahead for the last time in the bottom of the fifth before the Royals scored six runs in the seventh and eighth innings. He's 9 for 16 with three walks and two home runs in his last four games. Arenado owns a .298/.340/.500 line with 13 home runs and 50 RBI in 342 at-bats.
Peralta homered in the bottom of the sixth inning with his team down 4-1, scoring the first of four unanswered runs that ended with a walkoff hit batter. The shortstop has been on fire in August, going 23 for 67 at the plate while swatting three home runs. He owns a .266/.340/.458 line with 17 home runs and 56 RBI in 432 at-bats.
Frazier missed time this past weekend with a back issue, but he's managed to go 4 for 7 with a home run and two walks since returning. His line is up to .284/.344/.465, and he has 21 home runs, 66 RBI and 17 stolen bases in 469 at-bats.
Matzek (2-9) has now dropped five straight starts, though he looked like he had a chance to break the streak after six innings. Taking a 2-1 lead into the seventh, the starter gave up a one-out single and followed it up with a walk before being pulled. Both runs scored on double by the next batter. Matzek owns a 5.38 ERA and 53:30 K:BB ratio in 77 innings. He's scheduled to face the Giants Monday.
Neshek (6-0) gave up one hit and struck out one while throwing 10 of his 11 pitches for strikes. He's allowed just five earned runs in 53 1/3 innings this season, giving him a 0.84 ERA to go with a 0.58 WHIP and 58:6 K:BB ratio in 53 1/3 innings.
Hoover (1-10) wrapped two walks around a single to load the bases with one out then ended the game by hitting Jon Jay. It's the second straight outing in which he took a loss. Hoover owns a 5.37 ERA and 65:29 K:BB ratio in 53 2/3 innings.
Simon allowed just one run in the first five innings before getting into trouble in the sixth. He surrendered a one-out home run and gave up a single to the next batter before being removed, with the inherited runner eventually scoring. Simon owns a 3.35 ERA and 94:42 K:BB ratio in 153 1/3 innings. He's scheduled to face the Braves Sunday.
Lackey surrendered a two-run home run in the fourth inning, and the Reds were able to score two more on a double in the sixth, though both of his sixth-inning runs were unearned due to two errors. Lackey owns a 3.88 ERA and 135:38 K:BB ratio in 162 1/3 innings. He's scheduled to face the Pirates Monday.